Taiwanese military reports DDoS in wake of Pelosi visit

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense confirmed it was hit by a DDoS attack on Wednesday in what has been an eventful week for the island nation, US-Sino relations, and semiconductors.

The ministry said the network was attacked around 23:40 with connection restored by 00:30 local time on Thursday. Cabinet spokesperson Lo Ping-cheng said work on heightening cyber defenses was underway.

The DDoS attack on the Ministry of Defense followed a separate one on Taiwan’s presidential website on Tuesday.

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Source: The Register